Pacific Health in Aotearoa update

1. Diabetes from a primary care perspective – Dr Bryan Betty (48 minutes)

Diabetes from a Primary Care Perspective

2. Pacific overview of cardiovascular health – Dr Corina Grey (28 minutes)

Pacific overview of cardiovascular health

3. Defeating diabetes by choice or by design? – Dr Rinki Murphy (32 minutes)

Defeating diabetes by choice or by design?

4. Working for change so Pacific peoples can get the medicine they need – Dr Ofa Dewes (18 minutes)

Pacific Health in Aotearoa

5. Understanding genetics of Pacific peoples – Dr Troy Merry (17 minutes)

Understanding genetics of Pacific peoples

6. Community pharmacy perspective, Pacific Pharmacists Association – Diana Phone and Sheenal Kumar (26 minutes)

Community pharmacy perspective

7. Faith led community outreach - Candice Apelu-Mariner (28 minutes)

Faith led community outreach

Pacific Health in Aotearoa Update

Seminar held 21 October 2019


Matafanua Hilda Fa'asalele - Chief Advisor Pacific Health, Ministry of Health New Zealand


Dr Bryan Betty - GP, Medical Director RNZCGP

Dr Corina Grey - Public Health Physician, Epidemiologist, Auckland and Waitemata DHB, University of Auckland

Dr Rinki Murphy - Endocrinologist, Auckland and Counties DHBs

Dr Ofa Dewes -  Associate Investigator, Maurice Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery & Research Fellow at University of Auckland

Diana Phone -  Pharmacist

Sheena Kumar - Pharmacist

Candice Apelu-Mariner - Integration Lead Pacific Health Unit, Wairarapa and Hutt Valley DHBs

These presentations are provided for professional development purposes for the benefit of qualified health practitioners and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Any opinions offered are those of the presenter or other speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of PHARMAC. PHARMAC accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.